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, new details on what disgraced former cyclist, lance armstrong, told oprah winfrey and the new legal troubles armstrong could face. a plan in the works do rename san francisco international airport after a gay rights pioneer. what a supervisor wants for a >> lance armstrong is coming clean. oprah says she was riveted by parts of the tell all interview and now new troubles for the disgraced cyclist who denied doping until now. we report on that story. >> lance armstrong denied it for years. adamantly. >> i have never doped. >> i have never taken performance enhancing drugs. >> now he is coming clean. >> in an interview with oprah winfrey that will air on her network he confesses to doping. today, winfrey said the interview was difficult. >> he did not come clean in the manner i expected. >> was he contrite? >> she would not say. >> i felt he was thoughtful. he was serious. >> armstrong was a legend for the success on the road and in the fight against cancer but the legacy towns -- turns to ruin after an extensive report by the antidoping agency stripped of the seven tour de france tit
from the giants. >> we are asking on "katie" are we a nation of cheaters starting with lance armstrong and the doping admission, and our tax runs, has cheating become our national pastime? or has it always been this way and now it is harder to find? america's cheating epidemic. we will talk about that today >> welcome back on friday morning. new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. cnn reports that the united states air force is evacuating hostages from the b.p. gas complex in algeria where a battle has been going on for two days. algerian officials say special forces killed 18 of the islamic militant kidnappers. six people from the plant have been killed and five americans have reportedly escaped. we got word this morning from the associated press algerian state news says 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for and negotiations have resumed. >> new worries. the battery maker behind boeing 787 dreamliner supplies batteries to nasa. >> a new reason to be less worried of those airport scanners. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, the body scanners a
the world trade center bombing. >> lance armstrong finally confessed, sitting down with oprah and admitting doping after denying for a dozen years. >> my cocktail was only epo, not a lot, transfusions, and testosterone, all the fault and all blame falls on me. the criticism is pouring in. katie will join us with that criticism in the next half hour. >> students in the university of california system are relieved after the board said there would be no tuition hike next school year wrapping up three days of meetings in san francisco the governor attended and thanked supporters in helping to get the proposition 30 passed in november. the new budget planned for california will help the system avoid tuition increases but he says the system needs a lot more restructuring. >> the model of higher education is broken. that's absolutely true. going forward, what we do about it, what kind of design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increases after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> man is suing a bay area hotel after he wa
racing organization that helped him dope. >> lance armstrong said he did not feel he was doing anything wrong and did not feel bad about it. >> the definition of cheat is against a foe that they don't have, and i didn't do it that way. i viewed it as...as a level playing field. >> a cyclist who is not satisfied. >> we have not scratched the surface even. oprah isn't an expert on the ins and outs of cycling and what happens with the antidoping. authorities agree. the hard questions have not been answered. the world antidoping agency wants armstrong to confess under oath. the international cycling union wants him to testify before their commission on doping, and the international olympic committee says he should happened over evidence of the doping. the question is: will any of it help? >> he has to lay it out there, publicly and privately, with the agencies, then he will have a chance to get in the public eye. >> armstrong is facing multiple lawsuits, having to do with the fraud, and legal experts say the confession could open him up to more. >> thank you very much, katie. coming up on "
is coming after disgraced cycleing champion, lance armstrong, with a new tactic as he begins the journey to come clean. after years of denial this new information comes. katie? ought government will take legal action against lance armstrong. abc news, the "wall street journal", and "usa today" are reporting that the justice department is highly likely to join a lawsuit filed against armstrong by former teammate. abc says the suit alleges armstrong defrauded the u.s. government by denying 9 use of performance enhancing drugs because the postal service sponsored the raising career. if he loses he could pay a substantial amount of money to the government. right now the deadline to join the case is thursday for the department the same day his interview with oprah is schedule to air. sources say armstrong admitted the drug use to oprah and before 9 interview he apologized to the staff of the charity he founded. >> the biggest test for him is how well he apologizes. most of all, he will apologize to people he got involved in the fight against cancer. >> he was stripped of the tour de france ti
the latest information from the firefighters right now and we will check with her ahead. >> lance armstrong comes clean, the admission he now is making and what it could >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> at 5:29 we follow breaking news. a pier fire. >> amy joins us live from the scene. what have you learned, amy? >> i tried to figure if you can see anything. it is so dark i don't think you can. the fire is out on the water. it is pitch black. straight to the video you can see what was burning a few minutes ago. this is an old pier with a building on it, unoccupied for years. it is tough if firefighters to get there. they cannot reach the fire. so a fire boat just arrived. they do suspect this was set by someone. this is no electrical source out there and this has been e for years and maybe it was fishermen setting a warming fire or someone out to exit arson to be cruel. they will investigate that. no one was hurt. this was empty. firefighters have been spraying from the shore. the fire started after 3:00 this morning saying they believe the pier and the building on i
' talls and weighs 95 pounds. she could be headed to livermore. >> lance armstrong has been stripped of the bronze medal from the 2000 sydney olympic games. an interview that armed services committee did that lance armstrong did with oprah will appear on the air. he wanted viewers to judge overnight he said overnight how candid he was over criticism he did not reveal enough. >> another sports world scandal, notre dame university officials could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of a national colleague football star would claimed he was the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or the mastermind. all american linebacker and heisman trophy finalist and notre dame captain gained national syma appeal and attention when in s&p his grandmother died and on the same day so did an alleged girl of leukemia. now the website has uncovered that no such woman existed. and manti te'o says the relationship was online and by phone and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman would says she doesn't know manti te
" took in $17 million. >>> when we come back, off the bike and into the hot seat. lance armstrong sits down with oprah to fess up. >>> and the golden globe moment that had everybody talking this morning, from bill clinton's special appearance to jodie foster's speech, straight from the heart. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my
the bay area and the legal battle that has m.i.t.investigating the death. >> lance armstrong's admission to oprah winfrey today. >> coca-cola's new campaign >>> internet filled with with eulogies for a one time bay area resident. >> 26-year-old erin schwartz committed suicide in new york. two years ago prosecuters say he illegally down loaded millions of science journals. we're live with his bay area connection. >> as indicated the federal government considered aaron schwartz a thief, for allegedly down loading academic paper was out permission. a case many believe led to his suicide. his robin hood like advocacy had strong bay area influences. >> schwartz gave a lecture last may. >> if we've lost the ability to communicate over the internet it could be a changed bill of rights, freedoms guaranteed in the constitution he dropped out of stanford but maintained a close friendship with lessic whoççí[ spoke about him today he was going to -- an incredible soul who inspired millions who,( now weep as we've seen a crossek:÷ e internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been dr
decide is the word from disgraced lance armstrong this morning hours before the interview with oprah set to air. he said that people can judge for themselves how candid he was discussing the use of performance-enhancing drugs. he has been criticized for not showing any remorse or revealing enough in the monday interview. armstrong was stripped of seven tour de france titles and banned for life. the interview reviews on oprah's network today and today and "good morning america" will look for potential legal fallout. >> san jose police are turning to the public to find a man would tried to snatch a toddler from her mother's arms releasing a sketch. it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man chatted with her and her daughter on tuesday evening. she described what happened next. >> he kneeled down to talk to the three-year-old daughter, and he picked her up by her ankles and started pulling her. i could not get her away. her boots fell off. her pants were coming off. >> the mom asks abc7 not to use her name and neighbors say they didn't he
to achieve that success. well now lance armstrong may be coming clean about drug use during his tour de france races. abc news reporter mark greenblat has the latest. >> in his last interview with oprah nearly two years ago, lance armstrong got a hero's welcome. now disgraced and labeled as a cheater, he will face a much tougher audience when he sits with her again. but if, as expected, armstrong confesses to doping, it would likely come only after the statute of limitations on perjury charges ran out. following this strong denial under oath. >> i just want to make sure your testimony is clear. if it cannot be any clearer that i've never taken drugs. >> still an about-face could land hem in serious hot water. he's still facing an ongoing federal whistle blower's suit that's tightly under seal and another investigation from a british newspaper and from a promoter that wants $7.5 million off. yet he texted a. p. i told oprah to do wherever he wants and he will go there directly and hon lift and candidly. >> he's setting himself in for more trouble has been he's already in and he's in trou
of doping to achieve that success. now lance armstrong may be coming clean about drug use during his tour de france races. abc news reporter mark greenblat has the latest. >> in his last interview with oprah nearly two years ago, lance armstrong got a hero's welcome. now disgraced and labeled as a cheater, he will face a much tougher audience when he sits with her again. but if, as expected, armstrong confesses to doping, it would likely come only after the statute of limitations on perjury charges ran out. following this strong denial under oath. >> i just want to make sure your testimony is clear. if it can't be any clearer that i've never taken drugs. >> still an about-face could land hem in serious hot water. he's still facing an ongoing federal whistle blower's suit that's tightly under seal and another suit from a british newspaper and from a promoter that wants $7.5 million off. yet he texted a.p. "i told oprah to go wherever she wants and he -- i will answer the questions directly, honestly and candidly. " >> he's setting himself in for more trouble has been he's already in and he's
developing regarding lance armstrong, the new embarrassment he faces this morning. >> and a sad hoax coming up, the story behind a star college football player and his dead girlfriend who never live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, on this thursday. thank you for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> another cold start to the morning and also a "spare the air" day, right, mike? >> it; our fifth of the winter season. everyone is doing a good job because we have not exceeded health standards during the first four "spare the air" days. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is outside. still under high pressure. still under sinking air. santa rosa is half a mile visibility and with the moisture in the area black ice is possible on bridges and overpasses. mid-30's to upper 30's around the bay shore, to san francisco and half moon bay in the mid-40's. a lot of sunshine this afternoon, upper 50's to low 60's. >> capital expressway southbound at 680 emergency crews are tending to injuries there, and we have road work still eastbound dumbarton until 6:00 but not affecting
. sam has the upsidedown forecast. >>> new this morning -- is lance armstrong finally coming clean? he's said he's calm and ready to speak candidly.
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